George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General Jabez Huntington, 6 September 1778

To Major General Jabez Huntington

Head Quarters [White Plains] Septr 6th 1778


I had the pleasure of your letter of the 4th Instant.

It is probable the Fleet you mention is part of the one which passed through the Sound some time ago, for the relief of Rhode Island, now on its return to new York. But if any thing serious is designed in your quarter, it must soon be determined. I thank you for the early information—and am Sir Yr Most Obet Servt

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LS, in Richard Kidder Meade’s writing, InU: U.S. History Mss; Df, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

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